Barry A. Farber
B.A., Queens College, CUNY; M.A., Teachers College; Ph.D., Yale University
Psychotherapy research (attachment theory and object relations; therapist and patient representations; self-disclosure and concealment in patients, therapists, supervisors, and supervisees); the influence of emerging technologies (e.g., texting, blogging, emails, social media) on self-disclosure in children and adolescents; Carl Rogers and person-centered therapy (e.g., varieties and consequences of positive regard).
Self Disclosure in Psychotherapy (2006, Guilford)
The Psychotherapy of Carl Rogers (1996, Guilford).
"Attachment style, representations of psychotherapy, and clinical interventions with insecurely attached clients" (2015, Journal of Clinical Psychology: In Session)."Putting up emotional (Facebook) walls: Attachment status and emerging adults' experience of social networking sites" (2013, Journal of Clinical Psychology: In Session).
"Client disclosure and therapist response in psychotherapy with women with a history of childhood sexual abuse" (2013, Psychotherapy Research).
"Positive Regard" (2011, Psychotherapy)
"The therapist as secure base" (In Obegi & Berant, 2009, Attachment theory and research in clinical work with adults)
"The benefits and risks of patient self-disclosure in the psychotherapy of women with a history of childhood sexual abuse" (2009, Psychotherapy)
"On the enduring and substantial influence of Carl Rogers' not-quite essential nor
necessary conditions" (2007, Psychotherapy)
"Patterns of self-disclosure in psychotherapy and marriage" (2007, Psychotherapy)
"A temporal model of patient disclosure in psychotherapy" (2007, Psychotherapy Research)
"Patient self-disclosure: A review of the research" (2003, Journal of Clinical Psychology)
"Positive regard" (2001, Psychotherapy)
"The therapist as attachment figure" (1995, Psychotherapy).
"Gender and representation in psychotherapy" (1994, Psychotherapy).
Farber, B. A. (2006). Self-disclosure in psychotherapy. New York: Guilford.
Farber, B. A., Brink, D., & Raskin, P. (1996). The psychotherapy of Carl Rogers: Cases and commentary. New York: Guilford Publications.
Nitzburg, G. C., & Farber, B. A. (2013). Putting up emotional (Facebook) walls: Attachment status and emerging adults' experience of social networking sites. Journal of Clinical Psychology: In Session.
Farber, B. A., Shafron, G., Hamadani, J., Wald, E., & Nitzburg, G. (2012). Children, technology, problems and preferences. Journal of Clinical Psychology: In Session, 68, 1225-1229.
Khurgin-Botts, R., & Farber, B. A. (2011). Patients’ disclosures about therapy: Discussing therapy with spouses, significant others, and friends. Psychotherapy, 48, 330-335.
Farber, B. A., & Doolin, E. M. (2011). Positive regard. In J. Norcross (Ed.) Psychotherapy relationships that work (2nd edition) (pp. 168-186). New York: Oxford University Press.
Saypol, E., & Farber, B. A. (2010). Attachment style and patient disclosure in psychotherapy.
Psychotherapy Research, 20, 462-471.
Geller, J. D., Farber, B. A., & Schaffer, C. E. (2010). Representations of the supervisory alliance
and the development of psychotherapists. Psychotherapy, 47, 211-220.
Elliott, R., & Farber, B. A. (2010). Carl Rogers: idealistic pragmatist and psychotherapy research
pioneer. In L. G. Castonguay et al.
(Eds.), Bringing psychotherapy research to life: Understanding change through the work of
leading clinical researchers. Legacies from the Society of Psychotherapy Research (pp. 17-28). Washington, D. C.: APA Books.
Farber, B. A., Khurkin-Botts, R., & Feldman, S. (2009). The Benefits and risks of patient self-
disclosure in the psychotherapy of women with a history of childhood sexual abuse.
Psychotherapy, 46, 52-67.
Farber, B. A., & Metzger, J. (2009). The therapist as secure base. In J. H. Obegi & E. Berant
(Eds.) Attachment theory and research in clinical work with adults (pp. 46-70). New York:
Pattee, D., & Farber, B. A. (2008). Patients’ experiences of self-disclosure in psychotherapy: The
effects of gender and gender-role identification. Psychotherapy Research, 18, 306-315.
Farber, B. A. (2007). On the enduring and substantial influence of Carl Rogers’ not-quite essential
nor necessary conditions. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, and Training, 44, 289-294.
CCPX 4120: Psychotherapy through fiction and film
Psychotherapy, the therapist, and psychopathology as reflected in current fiction and film.
CCPX 4900: Research and independent study
CCPX 5034: Child psychopathology
Major clinical syndromes of childhood and adolescence viewed within the context of normal development. Consideration of various theoretical, diagnostic, etiological, and therapeutic viewpoints. Fall semester: doctoral candidates in psychology; others by permission (prerequisite: CCPX 4542). Spring, Summer semesters: Open to all.
CCPX 5039: Empirical bases of psychotherapy
Open to doctoral candidates in psychology; others by permission. (Prerequisite: CCPX 4038). Analysis of research efforts concerned with investigating the process and outcome of psychotherapy. Emphasis on client, therapist, and system variables that contribute to the probability of therapeutic success.
CCPX 6335: Practicum in clinical intervention
Permission required. For second-year doctoral students in clinical psychology, two semesters, 3-4 points each semester. Supervised practice in psychotherapy as staff members of the Dean Hope Center.
CCPX 6900: Advanced research and independent study
CCPX 7500: Dissertation seminar
Permission required. Development of doctoral dissertations and presentation of plans for approval. Registration limited to two terms.
CCPX 8900: Dissertation advisement
Individual advisement on doctoral dissertations. Fee to equal 3 points at current tuition rate of each term.